The Review Panel Philadelphia

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Pictured, left to right: a previous Review Panel with Bobbi Booker, David Cohen, Judith Stein and Christian Viveros-Fauné.

The Review Panel Philadelphia, hosted by PAFA in association with artcritical.com, is an annual free series of four panel discussions hosted by The Review Panel founder, New York art critic and writer David Cohen.

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The Review Panel Philadelphia archives

Find details and listen to audio from past events in The Review Panel Philadelphia series:

2015-16 Season

October 7, 2015

[audio forthcoming]

Mark Blavat, Jennifer Samet, and A.M. Weaver join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Cynthia Hopkins: Memorabilia
Nate Young: The Unseen Evidence Of Things Substantiated
Fabric Workshop and Museum

Pepón Osorio: reForm
Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art

Scott Kip: Transitional Objects
Marginal Utility

Steven Baris: The Smoothest Of All Possible Space
Pentimenti Gallery

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November 18, 2015

[audio forthcoming]

Sharon Butler, Edward Epstein, and Clint Jukkala join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Joseph Kosuth: Plays of / for a Respirateur
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Becky Suss
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

Anna Bogatin: Into the Mystic
Larry Becker Contemporary Art

Amie Potsic: Enchanted Forest
James Oliver Gallery

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February 17, 2016

Erick Miller, Judith Schaechter, and Barry Schwabsky join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Sarah Gamble: Vibraspace
Jennifer Levonian: Shake Out Your Cloth

Fleischer/Ollman Gallery

Simon Lee | Eve Sussman: No Money, No Jewels, No Food
Jun Kaneko: New Works

Locks Gallery

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April 6, 2016

Ken Johnson, Edith Newhall, and Eileen Neff join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Rodney McMillian: The Black Show
Institute of Contemporary Art

Jayson Musson: The Truth in the Song
Fleisher/Ollman Gallery

Michelle Segre: Sectional Planes and Driftloaves
University of the Arts Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery

Fazal Sheikh: Erasures
Slought Foundation

2014-15 Season

October 8, 2014

Mario Naves, William Scott Noel, and Jennifer Zarro join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993–2013 and Readykeulous by Ridykeulous: This is What Liberation Feels Like™
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

Anthony Campuzano: Slow Movies and Mark Mahosky: Paper View
Fleisher/Ollman Gallery

John Moore: Allusion
Locks Gallery

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November 12, 2014

Paddy Johnson, Michael Gallagher, and Andrea Kirsh join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Moyra Davey: Burn the Diaries
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

Tim Eads: Vector Forms
Pentimenti Gallery

Ted Larsen: Nothing Will Be As Before
Schmidt/Dean Gallery

Henrique Oliveria: Adenocalcinoma Poliresidual
Arthur Ross Gallery

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February 18, 2015

Please note that only the first half of the February 18, 2015 panel audio was captured.

David Dempewolf, Judith Stein, and Joan Waltemath join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Delainey Barclay: Paper and String
Kate Clements: Charade
Robyn Weatherley: Trace

Philadelphia Art Alliance

Paul Lee
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts

Shelly Silver: Stories, Cities, Makeshift Structures
Slought

Robert Taplin: Punch
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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April 8, 2015

Karen Wilkin, Astrid Bowlby, and Edith Newhall join David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Anna Betbeze: Anna Betbeze
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts

Jane Irish: Faience & Firenze
Locks Gallery

Martha Groome: Paintings
Larry Becker Contemporary Art

Shelley Spector: Keep the Home Fires Burning
Philadelphia Museum of Art

2013-14 Season

October 16, 2013

Tom Csaszar, Edith Newhall, and Donald Kuspit join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Jennifer Bartlett: History of the Universe
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Jeff: Coffins and Cages
La Salle University Art Museum

Jason Rhoades, Four Roads
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

Allyson Strafella: studyline
Gallery Joe

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November 13, 2013

Astrid Bowlby, Ariella Budick, and Philip Glahn join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Dennis Adams: Malraux's Shoes
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts

Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen: The Way of Chopsticks
Philadelphia Art Alliance

Ena Swansea: Fugitive Scenes
Locks Gallery

Traction Company: subTRACTION 
Napoleon

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February 19, 2014

Jennie Hirsh, K. Malcolm Richards, and Joan Waltemath join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Ken Lum: The Mini Mall Series
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts

Michael Snow: Photo-Centric
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Selected artists on view at Marginal Utility, Napoleon, and Vox Populi

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April 16, 2014

Edward Epstein, Hilarie Sheets, and Stuart Shils join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Sarah Sze
Fabric Workshop and Museum

Ruffneck Constructivists
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

Neysa Grassi: Endless Source
Locks Gallery

Revolutions of the Real: Painting the Figure, 1960s to Now
Philadelphia Museum of Art

2012-13 Season

October 17, 2012

Edward Epstein, Edith Newhall, and Lilly Wei join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Ann Agee: The Kitchen Sink
Locks Gallery

Jeanne Jaffe: Four Quartets
Marginal Utility

Valerio Spada: Gomorrah Girl
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

Rose Wylie
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts

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November 28, 2012

Andrea Kirsh, K. Malcolm Richards, and Barry Schwabsky join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Dove Bradshaw: Copper, Silver, Fool’s Gold
Larry Becker Contemporary Art

Jeremy Deller: Joy in People
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

Nicholas Nyland: A Thing in Itself
Vox Populi

Shizu Saldamando: All Tomorrow’s Parties
Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art

Deb Sokolow: All Your Vulnerabilities Will Be Assessed
Levy Gallery, Moore College of Art

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February 6, 2013

Bobbi Booker, Judith Stein, and Christian Viveros-Faune join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

Bill Viola: Ocean Without A Shore
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Daniel Arsham: Reach Ruin
Fabric Workshop and Museum

Judy Gelles: I Want To Grow Up Fast
Pentimenti Gallery

Notations: Sean Scully
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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April 3, 2013

Nora Griffin, Jennie Hirsh, and Katherine Rochester join moderator David Cohen to discuss the following exhibitions:

JG: A Film Project by Tacita Dean
Arcadia University Art Gallery

Christine Hiebert
Gallery Joe

Joyce Robins: Ceramic Painting/Painted Ceramic
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts

White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania